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1859 Shamakhi earthquake

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Magnitude  5.9
Total damage  Moderate
Depth  10 km (6.2 mi)
Max. intensity  IX (Violent)
1859 Shamakhi earthquake
Date  June 11, 1859 (1859-06-11)
Areas affected  Shamakhi, Baku Governorate, Russian Empire

The 1859 Shamakhi earthquake struck Shamakhi in the Baku Governorate region of Azerbaijan, which was at the time part of the Russian Empire, on 11 June. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 5.9 and caused moderate damage and killed approximately 100 people.

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